Mayo Clinic Wellness Technique is presenting flu vaccine at web sites through western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota.
Mayo Clinic and the Facilities for Sickness Regulate and Avoidance advocate all people 6 months and older get flu vaccinations to shield by themselves and some others from obtaining the flu.
“This calendar year, it is doubly vital that anyone get the flu vaccine due to the fact if men and women have fever and respiratory indicators in the slide, the very first problem is likely to be COVID-19,” states Priya Sampathkumar, M.D., an infectious diseases expert at Mayo Clinic. “The indications of the two ailments are hard to tell aside. If you get the flu vaccine, you are a lot less likely to get the flu.”
Starting off Sept. 21, self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments on line as a result of Client On line Expert services or the Mayo Clinic Application is advised. These easy self-provider options also prevent hold out times on the mobile phone and maintain means for COVID-19. In addition, individuals can check with to obtain a flu vaccination during an existing appointment at any of the southwest Wisconsin clinic locations, like Arcadia, Caledonia, Holmen, La Crosse, Onalaska, Prairie du Chien, Sparta and Tomah.
In La Crosse, a walk-in influenza vaccine clinic will be held 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Oct. 7-30, in the Professional Arts Making, 615 10th St. S., Exercise Center. Use the north entrance on Ferry Street. FluMist is not available at this spot.